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Antibiotic Contagious Period Statistics

Antibiotic contagious period statistics indicate the average length of time individuals remain infectious after starting antibiotics for a bacterial infection.

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"The contagious period for most bacterial respiratory tract infections lasts as long as symptoms are present. About 24-48 hours of appropriate antibiotic therapy, such individuals are no longer contagious."

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"Strep throat is usually not contagious after taking antibiotics for 24 hours."

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"50% of antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessary."

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"WHO reveals that in some countries, the proportions of bacterial isolates with resistance to antibiotics can be as high as 80-90%"

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"According to a 2019 CDC report, more than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections occur in the U.S. each year."

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"WHO mentioned 700,000 people die every year due to drug-resistant diseases."

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"According to the CDC, urinary tract infections are the most common type of healthcare-associated infection."

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"65.9% of antibiotics sold in the USA are used in food-producing animals."

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"Approximately 70% of the bacteria that cause infections in hospitals are resistant to at least one of the drugs most commonly used for treatment."

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"The WHO reported that in many parts of the world, more than 50% of bacterial infections are resistant to first-line antibiotics."

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"CDC recommends patients to get vaccinated to reduce the need for antibiotics and help limit their use."

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"Globally, vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) bloodstream infections can range from 1% in northern Europe to 40% in the U.S."

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"CDC data suggests that 1 in 5 emergency department visits is due to allergic reactions to antibiotics."

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"Patients with infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria are generally at increased risk of worse clinical outcomes and death, and consume more health-care resources than patients infected with the same bacteria that are not resistant."

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"Penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae is as high as 50% in areas of Africa, Asia, and South America."

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"According to a report by the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network, 33,000 people die each year as a direct consequence of an infection due to bacteria resistant to antibiotics."

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"Around 35% of the common human bacterial infections in England are resistant to currently used antibiotics."

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"Children and the elderly are at higher risk of antibiotic resistance."

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"According to the World Health Organization, there is a continual decline in the number of patients who can be treated with commonly used antibiotics in regions like Asia and Europe."

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